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Eleven Kenyans have been selected for the Green Pioneer Accelerator, a program that seeks to support early stages enterprises contributing innovative solutions to environmental issues.

The eleven Kenyans were identified after a multi-phase selection process that focused on the business viability, strength of teams and potential to solve huge problems. And will be in the program for 16 weeks, starting end of January and Early February.

The program seeks to position companies for scale by getting their strategy, financials and pitch deck in shape, and preparing them for fundraising conversations with investors. Here is a full list of selected entrepreneurs;

1. Strauss Energy (Kenya) – Tony Nyagah

2. Afrisol Energy Limited (Kenya) – Amos Nguru

3. Boma Safi Limited (Kenya) – Joyce Gema

4. Classic foods Limited (Kenya) – Wachira Kariuki

5. Cobitech Solar (Kenya) – Samson Gichia

6. Consumer’s Choice Limited (Kenya) – Mohammed Kadhi

7. Green Pencils Limited (Kenya) – Ivan Ochieng

8. Kencoco Limited (Kenya) – DR. Said Twahir

9. Plexus Energy Limited (Kenya) – Edward Kinyanjui

10. Sanivation (Kenya) – Andrew Foote

11. Skynotch Energy Africa (Kenya) – Patrick Kimathi

12. Savvy Loo (South Africa) – Dudley Jackson

13. SolarTurtle (South Africa) – James van de Walt

14. Lady Bonin’s Tea (South Africa) – Jessica Bonin

15. Phambili Energy South Africa ( South Africa) – Musa Msimango

16 Mellowcabs (South Africa) – Neil du Preez

17. Mechanical Concrete (South Africa) – Robert Jooste

18. Project Solaris (South Africa) – Samantha Bartle

19. Shakti Energy (South Africa) – Vijay Mitha

20. MySmartFarm (South Africa) – Wolfgang Von Loeper

21. Botanica Natural Products (South Africa) – Will Coetsee

22. New Earth Health Solutions (South Africa) – Yesheen Singh

23. Spekboom Trading (South Africa) – Zoe Visser

More information on the program can be found here.